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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2004
  • pp: 1917–1923

Variable-coherence tomography for inverse scattering problems

Erwan Baleine and Aristide Dogariu  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 21, Issue 10, pp. 1917-1923 (2004)

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We propose a technique for determining the pair-correlation function of a quasi-homogeneous medium. The method uses the variation of the spatial-coherence properties of the incident beam to generate two separate volumes of coherence where the field is correlated. Using this specially prepared beam, we reconstruct experimentally the correlation function of a scattering potential by recording the scattered intensity in only one direction.

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OCIS Codes
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering

Original Manuscript: February 19, 2004
Revised Manuscript: May 3, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: May 3, 2004
Published: October 1, 2004

Erwan Baleine and Aristide Dogariu, "Variable-coherence tomography for inverse scattering problems," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 21, 1917-1923 (2004)

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